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What

Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus

Observer

vanhoutan

Date

January 9, 2008

Description

Longtime nuisance species in Hawaii and suspected vector in the recent Dengue fever outbreak. This one was spotted in a moist forest of ferns, koa, and ohia above Naalehu in the Ka'u District, in the TNC lands. She got one of us before we got her.

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